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Meaning of LINSEY-WOOLSEY

Pronunciation:  'linzee'wûlzee, l'inzeew'ûlzee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a rough fabric of linen warp and wool or cotton woof
 

LINSEY-WOOLSEY is a 14 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: cloth, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lin"sey-wool"sey\ (-w[oo^]l"s[y^]; 277), n.
    1. Cloth made of linen and wool, mixed.
    
    2. Jargon. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Lin"sey-wool"sey\, a.
    Made of linen and wool; hence, of different and unsuitable
    parts; mean. --Johnson.
    
    
 

 

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